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Produnova can’t be called a death vault: Karmakar

New Delhi:  Experts may think it is the’Vault of Death’ but trailblazer Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar doesn’t agree and says she will continue performing the Produnova despite the dangers that come with the daredevil act. Karmakar, who was the first Indian gymast to qualify for Olympics, exceeded expectations by entering the vault finals in Rio

Da Silva lights up Olympic Stadium with stunning pole vault gold

Rio de Janeiro:  Brazil’s Thiago Braz da Silva helped turn a bleak, wintry night into an unforgettable one at the Olympic Stadium here, claiming an improbable gold medal in the men’s pole vault. On a cool winter evening that was interrupted by a 25-minute rain delay, Da Silva lit up the home fans’ spirits by

India vault 11 spots to No.152 in FIFA rankings

New Delhi: A brilliant 6-1 win in the Asian Cup qualifier against Laos last month propelled India to No. 152, a leap of 11 spots, in the latest global football rankings. Among other big movers were European championship runners-up France, who moved up 10 places to be positioned at No.7 while Wales, who reached the